Botanical name: Camelia Sinensis.
Common name: Green tea (variety Japanese sencha).
Part used: Leaf.
Green tea is the tea, that has not been processed into black tea.
Sencha- the first and second flush of green tea made from leaves that are exposed directly to the sunlight. This variety is the most common green tea in Japan; frequently used in tea ceremonies.
Green tea is antioxidant, astringent, antibacterial,antiviral,anticacinogenic (anti-cancer), and diuretic. Avoid in excessive doses if taking mineral supplements and due to its caffeine contain, in cases of insomnia and palpitations.